Granola is so easy to make at home and also tastes awesome. It is much cheaper than store bought ones which are mostly high on sugar. I have used just rolled oats, nuts and dried fruits to make this granola. It is not only easy to make but you can also customize it by adding your favorite nuts, dried fruits or seeds. I love to have it as such or with greek yogurt topped with seasonal fruits. Today we will learn how to make granola at home following this very easy recipe with step wise pictures.
Chop almonds and pecans into 2 or 3 pieces.
Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C for 10 minutes.
Line a baking tray with parchment paper.
In a bowl, mix together rolled oats, almonds, pecans (or any nuts of your choice) maple syrup, coconut oil, salt, cinnamon powder and vanilla extract.
Spread it on a parchment paper lined baking tray and bake in a pre-heat oven at 180 degrees C for 20-30 minutes. Give it a mix after the first 10 minutes of baking so that the oats does not get burnt.
Bake until the oats slightly browns. Allow it to cool. Then add chopped cranberries, raisins and mix well. Enjoy it as such or with milk or yogurt or ice cream.
Storage and Shelf Life
Store it in an air tight container. Stays fresh for 15-20 days at room temperature.
Note - You can double or triple the quantity. You should use only rolled oats or old fashioned oats for this recipe.
Substitutes - Melted butter for extra virgin coconut oil. Honey for maple syrup.
If you found this post useful, I would really love it, if you pin it or share it with your Facebook fans or Twitter followers or Google+ circles today. All it takes is a simple click on the “pin it” “like,” “share,” “tweet,” or Google+ buttons below the post. It will keep me motivated. Thank you!